Alvin L. Moxon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0053

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1947

Creator

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University or is retained by the authors of specific published items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

Alvin L. Moxon (1909 - 2007) was a nutrition investigator and educator. He is best known for his research in selenium toxicity, nutritional significance of trace elements, carbohydrates in feeds, and ruminant nutrition. He received his Ph.D. from Wisconsin in 1941. He then became Chairman of the Department of Chemistry (1947-1951) and Associate Chairman of the Department of Animal Science (1951-1960) at the Ohio State University. He died in Coshocton, Ohio on May 21, 2007.

Extent

0.37 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Personal papers of Alvin L. Moxon, nutritionist and biochemist. The collection consists of reprints by A. L. Moxon, primarily on the toxicity of selenium.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Acquisition Information

Donated August, 1986.

Processing History

processed shortly after acquisition in August, 1986.

Title
Alvin L. Moxon Papers
Status
Completed
Author
History of Medicine Collections Staff
Date
2004-10-29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Contact:
Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


 

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